Why Do Facelifts Fail? & How You Can Prevent Bad Facelifts

Facelifts usually provide great results. However, there are always rare cases where they do not turn out ideally. Why does this happen? Is there a way to prevent it? Dr. David Santos—a facial plastic surgeon with decades of experience—details some of the reasons facelifts fail and how you can prevent bad facelifts. #1: Over Resection […]

How Long Does Tightness Last After A Facelift?

Facelift surgery consistently remains one of the most popular plastic surgeries around the world. As more people value looking younger, the procedure continues to find more patients. Though, like any surgery, there are recovery and side effects. While normally minimal, it is still important for patients to understand what to expect following a facelift. Let’s […]

How Do Surgeons Minimize Scarring During A Facelift?

It may seem impossible to hide facelift scarring well because it is altering such a visible part of the body. However, over the decades, facial plastic surgeons have revolutionized facelift surgery to include minimal, hidden incisions. Dr. David Santos is one of these surgeons with decades of facelift surgery experience behind him that allows him […]

Does A Brow Lift Affect Your Hairline?

Does A Brow Lift Affect Your Hairline? Since brow lift incisions are made within or just above the hairline, a common worry for patients is that a brow lift will permanently alter the hairline. Dr. Santos delves deeper into the question, “Does a brow lift affect your hairline?” If performed correctly, a brow lift should […]

Do Facelifts Ever Look Natural?

Facelifts rank among the most popular plastic surgeries every year. However, there are still stigmas that surround facelifts. Botched results, celebrities whose faces were forever changed, and results from decades ago. This can leave many potential facelift patients hesitant and ask, “Do facelifts ever look natural?” The answer is yes. In fact, most facelifts look […]

Top Tips For Your Rhinoplasty Recovery

Recovering from any facial plastic surgery requires patience and specific aftercare instructions. Your plastic surgeon will give you instructions and tips to minimize recovery pain and time. However, there are some small things you can do to help along with a nose job recovery. Here are three of the top tips for your rhinoplasty recovery. […]

What Procedure Is Best For Skin Tightening?

With age, the skin naturally begins to lose and produce less collagen and other proteins responsible for the tightness and suppleness of the skin. This can lead to skin sagging, wrinkles, and fine lines. Various cosmetic procedures–both surgical and non-surgical–can tighten the skin and treat lax skin at almost any stage. Let’s take a look […]

When Is Blepharoplasty Necessary?

When Is Blepharoplasty Necessary? Blepharoplasty is a type of eyelid surgery that removes extra skin on the upper and/or lower eyelids. It is generally performed in patients who have experienced aging and skin sag. Considering eyelid sag is not often a person’s first aging concern, it can go unnoticed for a while. Many patients who […]

What Is The Difference Between A Brow Lift & A Facelift?

At first glance, it may seem obvious that there is a difference between a brow lift and a facelift. However, before surgery and in consultations, many people ask, “Will a facelift address my forehead?” The term “facelift” is fairly vague, so it is not clear exactly what areas of the face the procedure address. Let’s […]

How Long Does Fat Transfer To The Face Last?

Fat transfer to the face is a facial plastic surgery procedure that takes fat from elsewhere on the body and transfers it into hollowed regions of the face. Typically, this treats aging and sometimes hollowing associated with certain diseases or disorders. It is often performed in lieu of dermal fillers, or to provide longer lasting […]